Universal joint bearings
SKF manufactures these bearings with a cold forged or machined cup needle roller bearings with a closed end for different applications. They are not only used in the automotive industry for joints of commercial vehicle propeller shafts, but also for other special applications in other industries. SKF has developed universal joint bearings (fig 1) requiring maintenance as well as in a maintenance-free design. They are available either open (without seal) or sealed and in different sizes.
For additional information about SKF universal joint bearings, contact the SKF application engineering service.